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Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son's organ donation

Critical medical research depends on scientists' ability to work with human cells and organs, but families who donate a loved one's tissue for science seldom learn much about what happens next
Updated: 4 hours ago

MBTA rolls out new phone app designed to serve blind riders

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has partnered with Watertown's Perkins School for the Blind to develop a cellphone app aimed at better serving blind and vision impaired riders
Published: 09/21/16
Johnson & Johnson to buy Abbott's vision unit for $4.33B

Johnson & Johnson to buy Abbott's vision unit for $4.33B

Johnson & Johnson is paying more than $4.33 billion in cash to buy the eye health unit of Abbott Laboratories
Published: 09/16/16
Paralympic Pele: Brazil hails blind soccer star

Paralympic Pele: Brazil hails blind soccer star

Born with glaucoma, Jeferson da Conceição Gonçalves, known as "Jefinho," was completely blind by age 7, three years before he learned to play soccer
Published: 09/15/16

U. of Missouri defends study that led to beagles' deaths

The University of Missouri is defending its research practices after a national pet-adoption group decried an experiment that led to euthanizing six female beagles
Updated one month ago